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Atlanta Braves at Philadelphia Phillies 7/22/21 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves Odds & Info

Game Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves
Date & Time Thursday July 22, 2021, 7:05 PM (EDT)
Location
Citizens Bank Park
Latest odds
ATL -137 ; Total 9
TV Channel
NBCSP

NL East Division rivals will square off on Thursday night, when the Atlanta Braves travel to Citizens Bank Park to take on the Philadelphia Phillies. The Braves (46-48) have split their previous ten games and are 4.5 games off the pace in the division race. On Wednesday, Freddie Freeman and Ozzie Albies each scored a run during a 3-2 home loss versus San Diego.

Thirty-seven year old right-hander Charlie Morton (8-3 3.69 ERA) will take the mound for the Braves in this matchup. Through 105 innings, Morton has struck out 122 batters and owns a solid 1.12 WHIP.

The Philadelphia Phillies are ten games above .500 at home and trail New York by trail New York by 3.5 games for first place. Last night, Philadelphia went 1-14 with runners in scoring position and left 12 men on base during a 6-5 road loss against the New York Yankees in ten innings. 2B Jean Segura homered in a losing effort for the Phillies (47-47).

Philadelphia manager Joe Girardi will turn to left-hander Matt Moore (0-1 5.25 ERA) on Thursday. The Phillies have won Moore’s last four starts and he has allowed six runs over his last 17 plus frames.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Braves are 1-6 in their last 7 games vs. a starter with a WHIP greater than 1.30.
  • Phillies are 5-0 in their last 5 games vs. a starter with a WHIP less than 1.15.
  • Under is 6-2 in Braves last 8 during game 1 of a series.
  • Over is 10-2 in Phillies last 12 overall.
  • Braves are 1-5 in the last 6 meetings in Philadelphia.

Free MLB Pick:

Philadelphia Phillies +114

Atlanta C Travis d’Arnaud (thumb) is progressing nicely in his rehab and hopes to return early next month. Through 94 games, Atlanta ranks 9th in OPS and 11th in runs scored. For the season, Philadelphia ranks 14th in OPS and 14th in runs scored. Take the Phillies to win at home. Final Score Prediction, Philadelphia Phillies win 5-4.

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